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. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: the shocking slide in the stockmarket. in the last hour of trading, a panic sell-off sent the dow spiraling 217 points, ending the sesson below 14,000. the nasdaq dropped 46 and the s&p 500 broke below the critical 1500 mark. money rushed into gold as a safe haven and oil drifted slighly lower. the reasons for the dramatic market moves are coming up in just a moment. there will be capitol questions for fed chair ben bernanke today. the federal reserve chairman takes a seat before the senate banking committee for two days to field questions about the economy. and storm watch 2013: a nasty blizzard with powerful wind pounded the great plains. wild tornadoes could next spawn across southern states. fed ex is among the companies reporting delays in stormy states. larry levin of trading advantage is here to help us navigate the trading day. it could be a critical day here. good to have you on the show larry. what caused that big move yesterday in the market in the late trading session? > > to me it was about the sequester, everybody knew the po
today with angela merkel. this is one election reverb rating and causing problems for policymakers. >>> more broadly, take a look at the italian markets. it is the red spot. down 0.4%. this has been key to trade both with the euro and generally with u.s. features futures this morning. so down about 0.4%. it was down about 0.6%. at those levels, you started to see u.s. futures turn negative. it looks like we're going to be able to hold up here. german unemployment data only that and can cpi data, the main releases this morning. german unemployment adjusted at 6.9% held steady in january. the cpi fell on the month but was up 2% year on year. it's spurring talks about a rate cut. quick look at the bond space next, this is where where he watch for policy cues. we're seeing a rally. we're seeing yields slightly lower. no real signs of concern emanating from here this morning. turn quickly to forex and the euro/dollar which was trying to continue to hold its ree bound, that's not the euro/dollar. we are at 1.5186 for sterling/dollar. sorry. we're over here at 1.3109. giving up about 0.2%
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